Le Chalet Lyrique
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Another long bus ride, but the lovely green scenery made the time pass quickly. The bus company i used this time is punctual, and arrives on time.
The first day out starts out as a lovely day, so plenty of walking to be done. Bordeaux is so different to Lyon. The buildings seem to be a lot older. I am impressed at what i see, and the more i explore the more impressed i am. It is a very low rise city due to the weakness of the subsoil. The ...
... anywhere but France. Plus we went into a Basque chocolate shop, a specialty food shop, the Maison du Vin which was a sort of formal wine bar where you could have a glass of a selection of fabulous wines. Also we found the Musée des Beaux Arts and spent some time there. And we walked half way across the bridge - Bordeaux is near the mouth of the Garonne. It is huge here, and will be joined by the Dordogne river, before they both combined flow into the ...
... decadence when dining out in Bordeaux. The food was amazing (although we did pass on the frogs legs and snails)
Fran tells me the Bordeaux shopping was wonderful.
Well, how does Bordeaux compare with Paris?
Will let you know very soon.
I am a long black drinker, so probably not the best judge of a cappuccino.
... our way along the western side of the Gironde towards Bordeaux. The main feature of the morning ride was the continuous stream of chateaux each with their own wines and vineyards. About 25 miles later we reached the outskirts of Bordeaux. Aided by modern technology - mobile phone and view ranger mapping we cycled straight through the centre of Bordeaux without a hitch (apart ...
... So it was really great experience but it was not the last destination for this day: after the sandy journey we decided to go in the direction of the Cap Ferret where we were lucky to see the ocean in all its beauty: wild waves, amazing sunset on the horizon line. This beach there is incredible, the water is unpredictable: it is always playing with you so you cannot get in first and then you cannot get out. But we were lucky: the waves were not too crazy so we could enjoy ...